Dr. Olen Greer

Dr. Olen Greer photoDr. Greer is a professor of accountancy in the School of Accountancy at Missouri State University located in Springfield, Missouri.  Dr. Greer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Missouri State University, an MBA and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado (Boulder).  He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Before starting his teaching career, Dr. Greer served as an officer in the U.S. Army for six years.

He has taught at Missouri State University for thirty-five (35) years and specializes in managerial and cost accounting.  Dr. Greer has received the two highest awards available in teaching:  The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SMSU Foundation Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence.  He has published numerous articles during his career and has received national recognition for three of his publications.  Dr. Greer is active in a number of professional organizations, most notably the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).  He has served in many positions, including ten years as a Regional Vice President on the Global Board of the IMA.

Dr. Greer is married (wife, Gail), has two married sons (Steven and Brad) and two grandchildren (Ashton and Peyton).  He enjoys family activities, outdoor activities, biking, playing the guitar, and singing.  He is active in his church.